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Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Central Railroad & Bank Bldg.

 
 
Central Railroad & Bank Bldg. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 2008
1. Central Railroad & Bank Bldg. Marker
December 21st, Savannah surrendered to Union forces, and General Geary marched into city and took possession, making headquarters at Central Railroad Bank
Inscription. Georgia Historical Society records show that this building, built in 1853 for the Central Railroad & Bank was confiscated by Gen. Wm. T. Sherman's Union Army Forces as the military hdqrs. of the Post Commandant, Gen. J.W. Geary during the occupation of Savannah.

Dec. 1864 - Dec. 1865
 
Location. 32° 4.842′ N, 81° 5.445′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is at the intersection of East Bay Street and Bull Street on East Bay Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 East Bay Street, Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Savannah City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Chatham Artillery's (within shouting distance of this marker); The Chatham Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Chatham Artillery's (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Customhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Oglethorpe's House (within shouting distance of this marker); John Wesley (within shouting distance of this marker); The "John Randolph" (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Savannah.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Central Railroad & Bank Bldg. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 2008
2. Central Railroad & Bank Bldg. Marker
Central Railroad & Bank Bldg. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 2008
3. Central Railroad & Bank Bldg. Marker
Marker is located fence top level , right end of building
 
 
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